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Paolo Rosi

W L D
37 10 2
15 KOs 5 KOs
last 6


bouts 49
rounds 344
KOs 31%
 
global ID 12671
born 1928-01-28
death date2004-01-20 / age 75
debut1951-01-18 / age 22
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
Rieti, Lazio, Italy

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1962-06-16
136Carlos Hernandez13626 1 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:11   referee: Mark Conn
Rosi was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1962-03-03
137¾Manuel Alvarez137¼68 8 17
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Devlin
Scoring: 7-2-1, 5-4-1, 6-4
1961-11-18
136½Carlos Ortiz136½34 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ruby Goldstein 3-6   judges: Frank Forbes 3-6, Joe Agnello 4-6
Ortiz was knocked down in the 9th.
1961-09-23
136¾Jackie Donnelly135¾25 1 1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Joe Zapustas
1961-07-08
135Jackie Donnelly13524 1 1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 4-6   judges: Richard Fay 4-6, Lou Goldstein 5-5
vacant USA New York State lightweight title
1961-05-27
136Len Matthews13631 5 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Devlin   judges: Nick GamboliJohnny Dran
1961-02-13
135¾Tommy Tibbs134½55 54 3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 9-1   judges: Jack Gordon 5-4, Nick Gamboli 7-2
1960-11-01
135Joey Lopes132½51 21 5
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
time: 2:57   referee: Pete Morelli
Rosi was knocked down in the 2nd round, before being stopped on cuts.
1960-06-28
135Joey Lopes13551 20 4
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Pete Morelli 96-96   judges: Mario Duccini 97-93, Fred Bottaro 96-97
Rosi was down in the 2nd round.
1960-05-18
134Eddie Perkins13717 7 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joey White 43-48   judges: John Bray 44-48, Harold Marovitz 44-50
1960-02-09
Art Ramponi24 13 1
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 1:52   referee: Vern Bybee
1959-11-17
136Johnny Gonsalves13654 16 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Downey 96-94   judges: Matt Zidich 96-94, Eddie James 98-94
Gonsavles was knocked down in the 2nd round. Gonsalves announced his retirement after the bout.
1959-06-03
134Joe Brown13285 20 11
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO9/15
 L 
TKO
9/15
  
referee: Charley Reynolds 74-71   judges: Harry Volkman 75-77, Norvel Lee 75-75
World Lightweight Title
Bout was stopped due to several cuts suffered by Rosi. According to Nat Fleischer (The Ring, August 1959, pp. 12-13, the fight was scored as even on the official cards when the referee stopped the fight because of Rosi's cuts.
1959-04-10
135¼Frankie Ryff13630 6 0
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:48   referee: Joe Palmer
Ryff was knocked down twice in the 3rd.
1959-02-23
135Flash Elorde13248 14 2
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Carter 100-94   judges: Eddie James 98-97, Jack Downey 93-96
1958-12-08
134½Bobby Scanlon13531 1 1
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Downey 97-94   judges: Matt Zidich 97-95, Eddie James 95-98
1958-10-13
133½Bobby Scanlon135¼31 0 1
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 1:17   referee: Matt Zidich
Scanlon down twice in the 3rd, Rosi down once in the 3rd.
1958-01-03
145½Johnny Busso14131 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Teddy Martin 6-5   judges: Jack Gordon 4-5, Joe Agnello 6-4
1957-09-07
136Ray Portilla14119 17 5
State Fairgrounds Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1957-08-16
136Baby Vasquez13561 13 2
State Fairgrounds Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1957-05-09
136Leo Alonzo13617 3 1
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Vern Bybee 94-96   judges: Jack Downey 98-93, Frankie Carter 95-95
Rosi was down in the 6th and 9th round.
1957-03-01
136Johnny Gonsalves13547 9 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 6-3   judges: Harold Barnes 8-1, Jack Gordon 4-5
1956-12-28
134½Baby Vasquez13557 13 2
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:55   referee: Mike Kaplan   judges: Jerry SherrardSam Margolis
Bout was stopped because Rosi had bad cuts over both of his eyes.
1956-11-02
134Henry 'Toothpick' Brown13424 3 2
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1956-07-06
137½Joey Lopes13438 10 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 7-5   judges: Bill Recht 7-3, Joe Agnello 6-4
Berl scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Rosi in the supplemental scoring.
1956-04-14
138¾Sal DiGuardia14116 7 0
Armory, Paterson, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1955-12-12
134¼Lulu Perez13535 7 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 8-2   judges: Arthur Schwartz 7-3, Joe Agnello 7-3
1955-10-21
135Eddie Corma139½16 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
time: 3:00
1955-04-25
137George Monroe140¾39 14 4
Arcadia Ballroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1954-04-30
132Orlando Zulueta135½51 19 9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 0:46   referee: Al Berl
Bout stopped because of a cut on Rosi's left brow. Zulueta was ahead on points.
1954-04-09
133¾Eddie Compo13374 8 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
Compo was down in the 3rd. He was on his way to the canvas again, when the bout was stopped in the 6th.
1954-03-08
136½Danny Josephs135¼5 2 1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 1:20
1953-12-18
134¾Eddie Compo131¾74 7 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1953-03-27
138Sonny Luciano13960 22 5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 1:59   referee: Teddy Martin
1953-01-30
136Jose Morell133½25 5 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 0:46
1952-12-19
135Jimmy Wilde13617 10 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
time: 1:19
Wilde suffered a cut above his left eye which caused the referee to stop the fight.
1952-04-12
Roy Ryan8 4 0
Foro Italico, Roma, Lazio, Italy
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-01-30
Virgilio Andressi9 8 1
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
"Bergamo Belt" Competition.
1952-01-17
Robert Rose13 22 1
Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1951-12-28
Giuseppe Colasanti9 22 3
Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
International Lightweight Competition.
1951-10-12
Giovanni Bidini4 15 1
Rieti, Lazio, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1951-07-27
Silvano Locatelli10 18 3
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
W DQ7/8
 W  
DQ
7/8
  
1951-06-16
Evo Savini7 3 5
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1951-06-01
Felice Gallo0 1 2
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1951-05-24
Piero Scardino2 10 1
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
injury
1951-04-05
Felice Pappacena0 1 0
Rieti, Lazio, Italy
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1951-03-03
Nicola D'Amato0 3 0
Albano Laziale, Lazio, Italy
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
1951-02-08
Salvatore Furciniti0 1 0
Teatro Comunale , Rieti, Lazio, Italy
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Furciniti down 3 times in round 2
1951-01-18
133½Nicola D'Amato1340 2 0
Florida, Albano Laziale, Lazio, Italy
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
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Win
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Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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